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Al Jazeera America
Aug 23, 2013 1:00am EDT
obama wants to use a rating system that will judge cools on affordability. college officials are worried that it could cost their institutions millions of dollars. but president obama said making college affordable is imperati imperative. >>> joboau biden returned home from a hospital where he received treatment for cancer of the brain. >>> a sinkhole swallowing everything including those trees. the 25-acre sinkhole opened up a year ago after an underground dome collapsed. those are your headlines. "consider this" starts now. this is the 900-page document we call obamacare. it could change costs, coverage, and pretty much all of healthcare in america. my show sorts this all out. in fact, my staff has read the entire thing. which is probably more than what most members of congress can claim. we'll separate politics from policy, and just prescribe the facts. content while setting new standards in journalism. >> a new voice of journalism in the u.s., al jazeera america. america. >> we tell the human store ri from around the block, across the country. >> if joe can't find work, his family wi
SFGTV2
Aug 30, 2013 12:30pm PDT
of supervisors. carmen chu, you're helping us bring in the money already, thank you. assessor chu. (applause) >> london breed, thank you very much, supervisor, always a pleasure to work with you as well. all of you, friends, spouses, family, people who are just enthralled with this wonderful great city of san francisco like i am. thank you for all being here to witness and honor and thank the people who are stepping up with us to help manage this wonderful great city. thank you, chief hayes white, for being here as well, and other department heads and other commissioners, thank you for joining us as well. we have 25 individuals today who are sacrificing a lot of personal time, sacrificing their own family's time away for night meetings, a lot of reading of paperwork, a lot of public engagement. we also have some 15 different bodies that you'll be appointed to today. and, so, it is my pleasure to welcome you and to suggest to you that i personally appreciate citizens of san francisco stepping forward to help us manage this city. it never is ever about one office. it's not even about two offic
SFGTV2
Aug 11, 2013 6:00am PDT
a real responsibility to insure that the public's money is used appropriately and that something really special comes of these projects. we generally have about an opportunity every 50 years to redo these spaces. and it is really, really rewarding to see children and families benefit, you know, from the change of culture, at each one of these properties >> and as a result of, what you see behind us, more kids are playing on our soccer fields than ever before. we have more girls playing sports than we have ever had before. [ applause ] fp >> and we are sending a strong message that san francisco families are welcome and we want you to stay. >> this park is open. ♪ arab heritage month celebration. (singing).(applause). can we have another round of applause for that wonderful performance? (applause) . at this time, i would like to call up two of our committee members on stage if you could all join us please, and if you could all give them a big round of applause so my name is shady and i work with themary's city ever services here in city call hall and i want to welcome great a i think t
SFGTV2
Aug 2, 2013 8:30am PDT
and it can go wherever it wants to go? everyone who has donated to it could use it, host it, share it. >> for quite a great deal of team she was hired in 2005, she struggled with finding the correct and appropriate visual expression. >> it was a bench at one point. it was a darkened room at another point. but the theme always was a theme of how do we call people's attention to the issue of speci species extinction. >> many exhibits do make long detailed explanations about species decline and biology of birds and that is very useful for lots of purposes. but i think it is also important to try to pull at the strings inside people. >> missing is not just about specific extinct or endangered species. it is about absence and a more fundamental level of not knowing what we are losing and we need to link species loss to habitat loss and really focuses much on the habitat. >> of course the overall mission of the academy has to do with two really fundamental and important questions. one of which is the nature of life. how did we get here? the second is the challenge of sustainability. if we a
SFGTV
Aug 1, 2013 1:30pm PDT
and we grew up from the projects and there was gunshots. it started as a tea program and they asked us to play golf. we were, like, golf. we didn't play golf. they took us to harden park. we didn't know what it was. it was this facility and it had lines and you can see where people stationed a hit and we said we like this. and one day we started hitting golf and they said do you want to do this every saturday. and we said "can we." they said we're going to pick you up and do that. and we said who else wanted to join. we started calling up our buddies and they sad, brother, we don't play golf. and now we're sitting at the table and going, remember when you didn't play golf. and now all of us play golf and they gave us food from this place. they gave us great turkey burgers and pick us saturday and we have a bunch of kids and it's hard to see us crammed in this space because we want to hit. we have to pick out of a hat who is going to play. it would be nice to have another place because when you look at jay mar he's our smallest guy. there's so many kid and you go, there's
SFGTV2
Aug 3, 2013 10:30am PDT
water they consume. >> the storage which is using tap water which you are going to encourage. >> right. of course at the puc we recommend that you store our wonderful delicious tap water. it's free. it comes out of the tap and you can store it in any plastic container, a clean plastic container for up to 6 months. so find a container, fill it with water and label it and rotate it out. i use it to water my garden. >> of course everyone has plastic bottles which we are not really promoting but it is a common way to store it. >> yes. it's an easy way to pick up bottles to store it. just make sure you check the label. this one says june 2013. so convenient you have an end date on it. >> and there are other places where people have water stored in their houses. >> sure. if you have a water heater or access to the water heater to your house, you can drink that water and you can also drink the water that the in the tank of your toilet. ; not the bowl but in your tank. in any case if you are not totally sure about the age of your water or if you are not sure about it being totally clean, you
Al Jazeera America
Aug 30, 2013 5:00pm EDT
and replicated in to about 15 in the u.s. >> you are looking at outbreaks to health problems. you see this as a way to break in and get to the root of the problem before it potentially spreads. >> that's exactly it. when you look at the curves or what's happening. it's behaving just like an infectious disease. it's a new sets of methods for approaching it than we've had before. this has been piloted and replicated and had independent evaluations and it works. and baltimore has had four very strong experiences that the cdc and johns hopkins have evaluated. it's just not everywhere in baltimore but have had 30% to 50% drops in shootings and killings in some of the neighborhoods that baltimore is using. it's called safe streets. part of the violence approach. >> we want to get william's perspective as a law enforceer. how does law enforcement look upon what the doctor is talking about? >> there's been a lot of cooperation between law enforcement and these various efforts. the boston model which is spread pretty widely involved both boston police and atf. i think the epedemilogical sa goo
Al Jazeera America
Aug 23, 2013 10:00pm EDT
since the 1980s. you can find us at aljazeera.com and consider this starts right now. responses. we'll be right back. what happens when social media uncovers unheard, fascinating news stories? the finnish waste. >> only that much of humanity for that much waste? >> it is a massive facility and it is something that most nations who have nuclear power are only about to enter. and only such nations, a gee like, japan for example, they are in an earthquake zone so that is not possible. when i was asking the finnish engineers are there any countries who can't perform something like this? they say in japan there is no way for them to put this anywhere. >> and the u.s. is making some attempts, we'll talk about that in a minute. but the question then arises if you don't come up with these you know underground facilities that somehow you can put all this nuclear waste in you are then storing nuclear waste in the case of the united states all over the country in much less safe situations. isn't that more worrisome? >> i think that it's possible to say that underground is most likely better th
Al Jazeera America
Aug 29, 2013 4:00am EDT
. that decision will automatically be repealed. >>> crews are using drones over the blaze to spot new breaksouts. firefighters have been working around the clock. you can follow any time by logging on to www.aljazeera.com, see you soon. >>a. >> >> >>> what happens when social media uncovers unheard, fascinating news stories? >> they share it. >> social media isn't an afterthought. america. >> al-jazeera social america community online. >> this is your outlet for those conversations >> post, upload and interact. >> every night, share undiscovered stories. >> the stream, tomorrow night, [[voiceover]] every sunday night, al jazeera america presents gripping films from there's more to financial news than the ups and downs of the dow. for instance, can fracking change what you pay for water each month? have you thought about how climate change can affect your grocery bill? can rare minerals in china affect your cell phone bill? or how a hospital in texas could drive up your healthcare premium? i'll make the connections from the news to your money real. [[voiceover]] every day, events sweep across our
SFGTV
Aug 7, 2013 6:30pm PDT
successful to them and using chat catchers. >> check cashing stores can be found all over the city, but they're convenient locations come with a hidden price. >> these are big. >> i remember coming in to collect -- charged a fee to collect a monogram. >> people who use check catchers, particularly those who use them to cash their paychecks all year long, they can pay hundreds, even a thousand dollars a year just in fees to get access to their pay. >> i do not have that kind of money. >> i would not have to pay it if i had a bank account. >> bank accounts are essential. they keep your money saved and that helps save for the future. most banks require information that may limit its pool of qualified applicants. encouraging to turn to costly and unsafe check captures. >> i do not feel safe carrying the money order that i get home. >> without a bank account, you are more vulnerable to loss, robbery, or theft. thankfully, the program was designed to meet the needs of every kind, so qualifying for a bank account is no longer a problem. even if you have had problems with an account in the past, hav
SFGTV2
Aug 8, 2013 9:00am PDT
want to improve. all of them are partners to help us figure out how to maintain all the infrastructure that we want to put in when we know that the goal is improve services for the residents. so, i suggest that it isn't necessarily going to be reflected in increase to the general fund. it could be healthy relationship with business community to help us maintain that. yes. >> [speaker not understood]. >> well, i think google is happy to do this for the reasons already touted. they agree with us that wi-fi in our parks is a very important, very notable, very honorable goal to accomplish. they stepped up as a member of sf city. part of a whole group of technology partners that want to help our city improve our services. and i think that when companies step that up, just like other companies have done where they lend their employees to sweep our streets, to pick up trash, to help with the arts community improve along mid-market, they're all saying they want to be great partners in the city that accompanies, as companies that employ our residents, they just want to be great partners. and i
SFGTV2
Aug 16, 2013 8:30am PDT
of you have be leading us because of the leadership skills you are learning on >> i have been a cable car grip for 21 years. i am a third generation. my grand farther and my dad worked over in green division for 27. i guess you could say it's blood. >> come on in. have a seat. hold on. i like it because i am standing up. i am outside without a roof over my head and i see all kinds of people. >> you catch up to people you know from the past. you know. went to school with. people that you work with at other jobs. military or something. kind of weird. it's a small word, you be. like i said, what do people do when they come to san francisco? they ride a cable car. >> california line starts in the financial district. people are coming down knobbhill. the cable car picks people up. takes them to work. >> there still is no other device to conquer these hills better than a cable car. nobody wanted to live up here because you had to climb up here. with the invention of the cable car, these hills became accessible. he watched horses be dragged to death. cable cars were invent in san francisco to so
ABC
Aug 8, 2013 2:00pm EDT
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Al Jazeera America
Aug 30, 2013 5:30am EDT
stories. >> ayes to the right 272, nos to the left 285. >> reporter: a no vote from britain and the u.s. is mulling a possible strike on syria. under arrest but undeterred the muslim brotherhood calls for protests as another top member is detained. ange
CSPAN
Aug 5, 2013 5:00am EDT
-serving supreme court justice, u.s. supreme court, and steven field stays at the palace hotel ian ralston had built. he stays there, and he advises sharon to sue in federal court. well, sharon can do that because he claimed that he the citizens of nevada. so now it's nevada versus california, so could be a federal issue in that era, and so he does. he countersues against center you. it's a scanl
SFGTV2
Aug 10, 2013 3:00pm PDT
readings. >> give us this day our daily bread at least three times a day. and lead us not into temptation to often on weekdays. [laughter] >> meridians' stands apart from the commercial galleries around union square, and it is because of their core mission, to increase social, philosophical, and spiritual change my isolated individuals and communities. >> it gives a statement, the idea that a significant art of any kind, in any discipline, creates change. >> it is philosophy that attracted david linger to mount a show at meridian. >> you want to feel like your work this summer that it can do some good. i felt like at meridian, it could do some good. we did not even talk about price until the day before the show. of course, meridian needs to support itself and support the community. but that was not the first consideration, so that made me very happy. >> his work is printed porcelain. he transfers images onto and spoils the surface a fragile shes of clay. each one, only one-tenth of an inch thick. >> it took about two years to get it down. i would say i lose 30% of the pieces that i made.
SFGTV2
Aug 12, 2013 9:30am PDT
. regardless of playing in college or nba, i expect many of you have be leading us because of the leadership skills you are learning on
SFGTV2
Aug 16, 2013 3:30pm PDT
of land that ended up in this 317 acres. the park, as a general rule, is heavily used in the mornings and the evenings. one of the favorite places is up by the upper reservoir because dogs get to go swim. it's extremely popular. many fights in the city, as you know, about dogs in parks. we have 317 acres and god knows there's plenty of room for both of us. man and his best friend. early in the morning people before they go to work will walk their dogs or go on a jog themselves with their dogs. joggers love the park, there's 7 miles of hiking trails and there's off trail paths that hikers can take. all the recreational areas are heavily used on weekends. we have the group picnic area which should accommodate 200 people, tennis courts are full. it also has 3 playground areas. the ampitheater was built in 1972. it was the home of the first blues festival. given the fact that jerry garcia used to play in this park, he was from this neighborhood, everybody knows his reputation. we thought what a great thing it would be to have an ampitheater named after jerry garcia. that is a name that ha
SFGTV2
Aug 17, 2013 1:00pm PDT
justice roberts and held at the u.s. constitution which governs the appeal to parties that suffer an injury. at the a leaves in place that the fundamental marriage reporters for same sex partners in california have's violated their rights. this has no place in california but the proponents my office is prepared to litigate cabins any delay equal it for all medical examiners. this is what we've been fighting for in san francisco over the course of 9 years. we've been honored to stand next to the american foundation for equal rights and kate jones and led by ted olsen and they did an absolutely we have job and with the legal team. the marriage of equal it movement started in massachusetts by when gaffe convenient took on this structural. it's been a long struggle and we're glad it once in a while we'll have the equal marriage here. with that i'll be happy to answer any questions the media has. (clapping) >> the opinion that is there any indication of the courts. >> we did a quick search of the opinion and there's nothing indicated that they would limit the scope of the injunction.
SFGTV2
Aug 22, 2013 7:00am PDT
francisco after an earthquake. we are very pleased to have with us today, pat brown from the department of animal care and control and her friend oreo. >> hi. >> lauren. >> could you tell us what it would take after an earthquake or some other emergency when you are in your home and maybe no power or water for a little while. what it would take for you and oreo to be comfortable and safe at home. >> just as you would prepare for your own needs should an earthquake or a disaster event occur, you need to prepare for your pets. and i have brought with me today, some of the things that i have put in my disaster kit to prepare for my animal's needs to make sure that i am ready should something happen and i need to shelter at home. >> what are some of the things that people should have in their home after an earthquake or other emergency to help take care of their tasks and take care of themselves. >> i took the liberty of bringing you some examples. it includes a first aid kit for your pet and you can also use it for yourself and extra meds for your pets. and water container that will not ti
SFGTV2
Aug 27, 2013 1:00pm PDT
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SFGTV2
Aug 27, 2013 4:00pm PDT
watchers across the street who tell us if it is off by a second, so he is very attached to the clock. >> we have a clock master. and look at this, the hands of the clock. look how big they are. the holy mackerel. nobody is up here. but this. it the great seal of the state of california. this is a wonderful mosaic. >> it is wonderful. it was original to the building. tens of thousands of people cross by every day. this is the waiting area. the larger alcoves or for storage. and the big plants that would go out to meet the ferries. people would come out to meet the ferries. and then go to the trolley cars. the family of the original artisan still lives in the bay area and they come by every so often to make sure that it is in tact and being taken care of. furry little repair to it. this is the before and after, 1910 to 1960's, 1970's. this is what the building looked like during that time. it was under plywood and carpeting for about 30 years. this was amazingly preserved underneath all of that when it pulled up. >> how to the ventilate this? are these operable? h[ph>> they are not. we have a
SFGTV2
Aug 30, 2013 2:30pm PDT
today on this beautiful summer san francisco morning. it's a little windy so bear with us. i'm with the s fm t a. i'm so excited to have you here, to have these folks behind me here but most of all to have these vehicles here. as i think about why we are so excited to have these new vehicles hitting the streets of san francisco. the first new vehicles to hit the streets in six or seven years. it's not just that our riders will have a smoother nicer ride on vehicles that are cleaner and neater and easier to access. it's not just for the operators and the mechanics that will have vehicles that are easier to maintain, it's not just for the agencies to have increased security in the buses and better features from everything from the fuel to the light bulbs, what it's
SFGTV
Aug 1, 2013 2:30pm PDT
. and this is an example of what your home might be like after an earthquake. and we have today with us ben latimer from tvan. thank you for joining us. >> thank you. >> we'll talk about things you can do you don't have to be a professional contractor to make your home more livable after an earthquake. >> i want to talk about things a homeowner can do. we have comfort and we have things like a little bit of maybe safety if your front door is ajar and waterproofing if you have a leak in your roof, or if you have broken glass on the window. >> so unr, one of the most important fib use is keeping outside out and inside in. let's look at windows. >> let's assume this window is broken in the earthquake. we have wind and rain blowing in. one of the most important things you need to do as a homeowner is secure the plastic properly. if you just take staples or nails and put them into the plastic, we're going to get a strong wind and rip it right off. what i'm going to have somebody do is they're going to have -- this is an old piece of shingle. you might have -- everybody has a piece of wood in their basement.
Al Jazeera America
Aug 31, 2013 1:00am EDT
.aljazeera.com >> an interesting debate. coming up, a school where students don't read books. instead they use ipads almost but should you be made aware if you are consuming them. that's next on "consider this." next. saudi arabia for that. ♪ right back. >> i believe, i'm stephanie sy. these are some of the stories we're following at this hour. >> this is the indiscriminate, inconceivable horror of chemical weapons. this is what assad did to his own people. >> secretary of state john kerry said the u.s. has the evidence that would justify an attack on syria. president obama is suggesting a limited attack is possible. today he'll make the argument to senators in hope of gaining their support in strike. >>> u.n. investigators will arrive in leno
Al Jazeera America
Aug 31, 2013 8:30am EDT
joins us to talk more about that. the president was having a lot care of our family, take care of our children and to get 7.35 raise up to 12.35 or 15. make students don't read books. instead they use ipads almost 's baghdad >>> this is al jazeera. >>> welcome to the news hour life from al jazeera's new center in doha. these are the main stories this hour. u.n. weapons inspectors leave damascus after examining the sites of suspected chemical weapons attacks. vladimir putin sdmandz to see evidence that chemical weapons were sgloid. >> as for the position of our american colleagues and friends who say they have evidence, let them present it to the u.n. inspectors and
Al Jazeera America
Aug 20, 2013 10:00pm EDT
today cutting some of the billion dollars that the u.s. sends to egypt every year. it's evaluating the aid. >> >> federal fire officials declared two wildfires burning as its top priorities. 1700 people are battling just one of them. the fires which has cost more than $11 million-dollars. thousands still -- >> army first-class will soon find out how long he will spend behind bars. the court said at 10:00 a.m. eastern time. the vice president's son in a houston hospital undergoing a medical -- the attorney general experienceeexperienceed disortid weakness while on vacation last week. a federal judge ruled in favor of the plant today. kodak plans to merge from bankruptcy protection on september 3rd. >>> those are your headlines. or facebook. we'll be right back. earned. try the freedom of the press. next. . bio pick worthy? >> there's more to america, more stories, more voices, more points of view. now there's are news channel with more of what americans want to know. >> i'm ali velshi and this is "real money." this is "america tonight." sglovrjs our -- >> our news coverage reveal mo
Al Jazeera America
Aug 23, 2013 9:00pm EDT
is stepping down as tells us about any help for recovery. recovery needs to be done. >> "whose wal-mart is it? our wal-mart!" "who's number one?! the customer always!" when we operate for less and we buy for less, we can pass those savings on to our customers through everyday low prices. welcome huuuuugh jackman! >> total revenue i believe every year: 400 billion dollars. having low prices drives traffic to our stores, and increases sales >> please welcome john legend! john legend: thank you! which then allows us to lower expenses, and lower prices again please welcome tom cruise! >> around the globe wal-mart is
Al Jazeera America
Aug 28, 2013 3:30am EDT
, and here is a look at today's top stories. the obama administration said there were chemical weapons used in the attack in syria. the syrian government denies the accusation. >> we're all hearing the drums of war being beaten around us. if these countries are willing to launch an aggression or military act against syria, i believe the allegations of chem weapons is false, and i dare them to produce any piece much evidence. >> one of the largest wildfires
Al Jazeera America
Aug 30, 2013 12:00am EDT
's government used chemical weapons against its own people. he also said the administration had intercepts of syrian communications proving the government used chemical weapons and staunch ally russia is sending two warship spues the eastern mediterranean. the move is to protect russian interests in ha area. that's the news at this hour, america tonight is next, and as always, you can find the latest on al jazeera.com. wouldn't believe there is a farm inside of it. ♪ saudi arabia for that. ♪ they presented the president with an autographed jersey but should you be made aware if you are consuming them. that's next on "consider this." measles outbreak. that's the headlines "consider this" is up next on al jazeera. ♪ >> welcome to al jazeera, i'm stephanie sy. we're following multiple developments on syria at this hour. defense secretary chuck hagel just spoke to reporters about the possibility of a military strike against syria. speaking of the philippines the white house is still aiming to find an international coalition willing to work together on syria. >> the ayes to the right, 282
SFGTV2
Aug 4, 2013 10:30pm PDT
before lunch. as you know, this is the middle of a process to train and teach more people how to use computers. we wanted to showcase a little bit of what folks are learning out there. first, we will show a video, and then wind up -- linda will explain about lunch. i know a few people have slipped over there, but i ask everyone to be quiet for a few minutes. there is plenty to go around. the video we're going to show right now -- i got a feeling this morning at 4:00 a.m. that tells you how dedicated people were to be able to produce it and have it here today. i wanted to thank paul grant, who has worked with the project with the family services agency senior community services employment program. you will see his good work here also john boswell, who came in at the last minute and help us pull this together. he did it in exchange for tyne bank hours with the bay area community exchange time bank. if you want to know about that, you can learn about that across the hall after lunch. finally, from the broadband technology opportunity program, which provides opportunities for seniors and
SFGTV2
Aug 15, 2013 7:00am PDT
were evacuated. >> i am going to thank you very much for joining us and bringing oreo today. and i am gogogogo ♪ >> i am so looking forward to the street fair tomorrow. >> it is in the mission, how are we going to get there? we are not driving. >> well what do you suggest? >> there are a lot of great transportation choices in the city and there is one place to find them all, sfnta.com. >> sfmta.com. >> it is the walking parking, and riding muni and it is all here in one place. >> sitting in front of my computer waiting transportation options that is not exactly how i want to spend my saturday night. >> the new sfmta.com is mobile friendly, it works great on a tablet, smart phone or a lap top, it is built to go wherever we go. >> cool. >> but, let's just take the same route tomorrow that we always take, okay? >> it might be much more fun to ride our bikes. >> i am going to be way too tired to ride all the way home. >> okay, how about this, we can ride our bikes there and then we can take muni home and it even shows us how to take the bikes on the bus, so simple right here on my phone
SFGTV2
Aug 15, 2013 9:00am PDT
are going to face after earthquakes are fire hazard. we are happy to have the fire marshall join us today. >> thank you. my pleasure. >> we talk about the san francisco earthquake that was a fire that mostly devastated the city. how do we avoid that kind of problem. how can we reduce fire hazard? >> the construction was a lot different. we don't expect what we had then. we want to make sure with the gas heaters that the gas is shut off. >> if you shut it off you are going to have no hot water or heat. be careful not to shut it off unless you smell gas. >> absolutely because once you do shut it off you should have the utility company come in and turn it back on. here is a mock up of a gas hear the on a house. where would we find the gas meter? >> it should be in your garage. everyone should be familiar with where the gas meter is. >> one of the tools is a wrench, a crescent wrench. >> yes. the crescent wrench is good and this is a perfect example of how to have it so you can loosen it up and use it when you need it. >> okay. let's go inside to talk about fire safety. many of the issues her
SFGTV2
Aug 16, 2013 10:30am PDT
that the public's money is used appropriately and that something really special comes of these projects. we generally have about an opportunity every 50 years to redo these spaces. and it is really, really rewarding to see children and families benefit, you know, from the change of culture, at each one of these properties >> and as a result of, what you see behind us, more kids are playing on our soccer fields than ever before. we have more girls playing sports than we have ever had before. [ applause ] fp >> and we are sending a strong message that san francisco families are welcome and we want you to stay. >> this park is open. ♪ ♪ >> thank you for coming to the talent dance performance and talent show. [ applause ] >> today's performance and talent show. ♪ >> public recreation has every bit of the talent and every bit of the heart and soul of anything that any families are paying ten times for. >> you were awesome.
SFGTV2
Aug 26, 2013 10:30pm PDT
can ride our bikes there and then we can take muni home and it even shows us how to take the bikes on the bus, so simple right here on my phone. >> neat. we can finish making travel plans over dinner, now let's go eat. >> how about about that organic vegan gluten free rest rft. >> can't we go to the food truck. >> do you want to walk or take a taxi. >> there is an alert right here telling us there is heavy traffic in soma. >> let's walk there
SFGTV
Aug 16, 2013 2:30pm PDT
a great time. and we have three days of them and 362 days of everybody else using the park. ♪ ♪ >> this is the fifth year of our partnership with another planet entertainment, where another planet puts on probably the greatest music festival in america for three days here in golden gate park. >> we work with them a lot to prevent and not have any problems. and what we have done with them is have roads built and have pieces under whatever equipment is parked. they do all of that. and then when it gets removed, they have very little damage. >> for me as a gardener and having to stay here and work after they leave, i am more than happy when i see their greening team come through and green everything up. >> we have given them pieces that they can use, and pieces that they can't use. so we are allowing them, again, because we have irrigation in the ground so they can use, and if they put up a tent they can stake a tent in some places, they can't stake a tent in other places. so we are protecting the golden gate park asset. >> so what is really special about the partnership i
SFGTV2
Aug 4, 2013 5:00pm PDT
manager. she will lead us on a walk through the building as we move along and talk about that as well. this is a fund and a unique place in san francisco, big, open space. a couple of times a week this is filled with a marketplace. >> 100 farmers. they are here on saturday. the farmers market is out front, and also on tuesday's we have about 60 farmers out front. >> and that is on the plaza? >> on saturday it is back here, and on tuesday it is in the front. >> i guess i am interested in what happens. we have a plaza where the ferry boats used to come. what happened? >> the whole backside of the building was originally line for ferryboats. it could handle about 14 boats at one time. the building was built in 1898, and the ferry boats were very popular up until the bay bridge got built in the early 1930's. at that time, the passengers shifted from taking the ferry boats out to going across the bridge and a ferry boat service diminished. >> the cars were a reduction in the use but also led to the development of the freeway in front of the ferry building, which in 1989 was damaged by the
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